Boric Acid

The primary industrial use of boric acid is in the manufacture of monofilament fiberglass. In the jewelry industry, it is often used in combination with denatured alcohol to reduce surface oxidation and it is used in the production of the glass in LCD flat panel displays.

Boracic acid, Borofax, Boron Trihydroxide, Boron (III) hydroxide, Optibor, Orthoboric acid, Sassolitt, Trihydroxyborane
Chemical Formula
CAS Number
10043-35-3, 11113-50-1


Molar Weight
61.831 g/mol
Melting Point
170,9 °C
Boiling Point
300 °C
1.014 g/cc
White, Crystalline

Uses and Applications

Key applications

  • Fabric, textile and leather products
  • Preservative
  • Agricultural
  • Cosmetic products
  • Electronics
  • Paint and Coatings


  • Pharma
  • Energy Services
  • Cleaning
  • CASE & Construction
  • Polymers
  • Beauty & Personal Care
  • Water Treatment
  • Food & Nutrition
  • Agriculture
  • Lubricants